As if it weren’t tough enough to snag a camping spot in Yosemite — now it’s going to get a bit more difficult.

Due to some recurring rockslides, the National Park Service has permanently closed about a third of the overnight camping spaces in popular Curry Village. The area had seen increasing slides over the past few years, inching closer and closer to the campground itself.

While the park is also planning on temporarily re-opening 36 tent and cabin sites in Curry Village, they estimated 160,000 guests each year will be denied a place to lay down to sleep inside the park — probably all of them on the one weekend in the summer you manage to make it up there, too.

via National Parks Traveler

Outstanding image of an October rockslide at Glacier Point by Wild Bear Photos

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